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New Directions for Student Services Vol. 155, No. 1 (2016) pp. 59–73
This chapter explores how digital and social technologies may be impacting the developmental journeys of traditionally aged college students. It provides important conceptual distinctions and explores the application of college student development...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (2010) pp. 63–72
This paper argues that selecting a new Learning Management System (LMS) is a strategic decision about the future direction of your institution. However, the development of a robust methodology for the selection of a new LMS is particularly...
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 1–12
This article seeks to show that a virtual world can provide a useful addition in the use of computer-mediated learning tools. We discuss the underlying educational context and link this to the properties of virtual worlds and, in particular, that of ...
Psychological Review Vol. 115, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 781–785
Reply to comments on an article "Issues With the SIMPLE Model: Comment on Brown, Neath, and Chater" (2007) by Bennet Murdock on the current authors' original article "A temporal ratio model of memory" by Brown, Neath, and Chater. Does a single...
Crossing the Educational Rubicon without the TAH: Collaboration among University and Secondary-Level History Educators
History Teacher Vol. 46, No. 2 (February 2013) pp. 253–266
In April 2011, Congress slashed funding for a majority of programs tied to education. Several programs related to professional development for teachers did not survive. While cut severely--from $119 million in Fiscal Year 2010 to $46 million (a loss ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 82–84
Improving Animation Tutorials by Integrating Simulation, Assessment, and Feedback to Promote Active Learning
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 144–150
A multidisciplinary team of biologists, media programmers and educators have been constructing detailed animated tutorials describing complex biological processes to facilitate students' understanding in the Modern Biology and Biochemistry courses...
Geographical Information Systems in Victorian Secondary Schools: Current Constraints and Opportunities
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (May 2010) pp. 155–170
Whilst widespread diffusion and adoption of spatial enabling technology, such as geographic information systems (GIS), is taking place within Australian public and private sectors, the same cannot be said for GIS within Australian secondary schools...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1084–1092
Carnegie Mellon is creating a Digital Dashboard for Learning (DDL) to enable faculty and students to tune their immediate actions (lectures, assignments, study) based on rapid feedback on student progress in learning. The DDL will provide faculty...
A Technology Supported Visitation Program to the Sydney Olympic Park: Learner Challenges and Teacher Support
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4683–4689
This paper outlines the development and initial implementation of a technology-supported visitation program for the site of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney Australia – the Sydney Olympic Park. The site is embedded with rich content and offers a...
Open Learning Vol. 27, No. 1 (2012) pp. 65–80
Not many universities provide both distance and on-campus study options for study. Massey University has been delivering both for more than 50 years. In this time there has been a significant change from paper-based to increasingly online delivery ...